Academic Generalist Fellowship Training Program Overview
The Academic General Pediatric Training Program at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Department of Pediatrics is an Academic Pediatric Association accredited program offered through the Section on General and Community Pediatrics. This program is a two-to-three year research training experience designed specifically for physicians and other post-doctoral researchers. Offering rigorous education curriculum and mentored research activities in an environment that emphasizes multidisciplinary Heath Services Research (HSR), this program offers unique opportunities to address emerging issues in our dynamic healthcare system.
Trainees will have the ability to tailor their educational and research program to suit their interests, but most will take courses in the Clinical Translational Research Master’s program with the opportunity to earn a master’s degree in Clinical and Translational Research or Public Health. Faculty for the program include specific expertise and mentoring skills in identified areas of national need, such as outcomes/health status and quality measurement, biostatistics, epidemiology, health economics, decision analysis, cost effectiveness analysis, and health policy. Didactic and research experiences are shared with other Pediatric Fellowship programs at OUHSC, including Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Neonatology, and Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Additionally, the Section on General and Community Pediatrics hosts Faculty who are at the leading of edge of research on childhood obesity, community advocacy, working with Hispanic populations, tobacco cessation, and adolescent decision-making surrounding vaccines. Opportunities for research and collaboration also exist at the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Campus.
Mission & Goals
The mission of the Academic General Pediatric Training Program at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is to prepare post-doctoral trainees for academic careers as educators and investigators. The training program will train physicians and other post-doctoral researchers:
Flyer - Fellowship Program Flyer 2013.pdf
Training Program Application
Christi A. Madden, Program Coordinator
Phone (405) 271-4407 Fax (405) 271-8709
Paul M. Darden, M.D.
Program Director, Director of General and Community Pediatrics
Stephen Gillaspy, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Director of Research for General and Community Pediatrics